Aimsir the Crochet Blanket Pattern


This single pattern is available as a download.

For this pattern I used:

Yarn & Amounts: Six 50g balls of Mohair Tweed (70% merino and 30% mohair, 110m/120yds per 50g) in shade A (2604 Silver Bell) and
Three 50g balls of Mohair Tweed in shade B (2611 Blueberry).

Metres for shade A: Approx. 660m.
Metres for shade B: Approx. 330m.

My Alternative Yarn Suggestions & Amounts:  Illustrious Naturals DK approx. three 100g hanks for shade A and two 100g hanks for shade B, or WYS Bluefaced Leicester DK – Undyed approx. three 100g hanks for shade A and two 100g hanks for shade B.

Hook: 4mm.

Measurements: Each square measures approx. 20cm x 20cm.
The finished blanket size is approx. 82cm x 82cm (4 x 4 squares).

My design ideas and advice: This simple crochet blanket uses the basic granny square as it’s inspiration and then I’ve played around with the structure to create a more solid square. I used the beautiful Mohair Tweed for my blanket and it’s been fun helping peeps choose colours to fit their interiors. This pattern is one of eight patterns that I designed to launch especially at Yarndale 2017 along with the Mohair Tweed which was also just launched that year. The yarn is spun in Donegal so I named all the patterns using Irish words, Aimsir (AM-shir) is the Irish word for weather, time, season – elements that surround us, like a blanket.

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